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Definitions for sports
spɔrts, spoʊrtssports

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Wiktionary

  1. sportsnoun

    Plural form of sport.

Freebase

  1. Sports

    Sport refers to a competitive physical activity. Sport is generally recognised as activities based in physical athleticism or physical dexterity. Sports are usually governed by rules to ensure fair competition and consistent adjudication of the winner. Records of performance are often kept and reported in sport news. Sport is a major source of entertainment with spectator sports drawing large crowds and reaching wider audiences through sports broadcasting.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Sports

    Activities or games, usually involving physical effort or skill. Reasons for engagement in sports include pleasure, competition, and/or financial reward.

Editors Contribution

  1. sports

    Plural form of the word sport.

    The children loved sports and being able and active and having fun together.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 29, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sports' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2427

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sports' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2143

How to pronounce sports?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sports in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sports in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of sports in a Sentence

  1. Melissa Piliang:

    Lots of sports gear incorporates that element these days, bras, socks, shorts, and underwear now come in a kind of nylon wicking material that will absorb the sweat and pull it away from the body so it can dry. The last thing you want to do is sit there in a soaking wet pair of underwear.

  2. Yao Ming:

    Winter sports is about to take off in China and we have great potential, i could show you a bunch of numbers, how many people and how big it will be... but the most important thing is that people have the desire and passion.

  3. Earl Warren:

    I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures.

  4. Wayne Embry:

    I think sports should be a model for greater society, you’ve got people, players, coaches, front office staff coming from various background for a common cause — and that’s to win.

  5. Group Lotus boss Jean-Marc Gales:

    We had an electronically opening glove box, which in a sports car is worse than useless, i don't know who put that in, but I took it out.

Images & Illustrations of sports

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